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Ch 23: Well-Known Equations in Algebra Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Well-Known Equations chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach well-known equations in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our curriculum as a guide.

Weekly Curriculum

Below is a sample breakdown of the Well-Known Equations chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Theory of relativity;
Pythagorean theorem
Special theory of relativity, speed of light and mass-energy equivalence equation (E=mc^2);
Right triangle and hypotenuse
Tuesday The value of e;
Diameter and circumference related with pi
Euler's number, irrational number, natural logarithm and circumference compounding;
Circumference formula (c=pi*d) and parts of a circle
Wednesday Isaac Newton's formula for the force of gravity;
Euler's identity
Law of universal gravitation, force of attraction and universal gravitational constant;
Euler's formula, cosine and sine
Thursday Fermat's last theorem;
Calculating monthly loan payments
Pythagorean theorem and Andrew Wiles' proof;
Loan payment amount formula
Friday Absolute-value inequality;
The quadratic formula
Absolute value and inequalities;
Quadratic equations and standard form

10 Lessons in Chapter 23: Well-Known Equations in Algebra Lesson Plans
Theory of Relativity: Definition & Example

1. Theory of Relativity: Definition & Example

Watch this video lesson, and you will learn about the theory of special relativity and how it applies to you. Learn how you can use one of the most famous equations from this theory to calculate the power inside just one tiny object.

Pythagorean Theorem: Definition & Example

2. Pythagorean Theorem: Definition & Example

Learn what the Pythagorean Theorem says about a right triangle and the relationships of its three sides to each other by watching this video lesson. Also learn how you can use this to your advantage when solving problems.

The Value of e: Definition & Example

3. The Value of e: Definition & Example

After watching this video lesson, you will learn that the mathematical constant e has a name. You will also learn how it is used in mathematics along with what characteristics it has.

Diameter and Circumference Related with Pi

4. Diameter and Circumference Related with Pi

After watching this video, you will be able to tell others how the number pi is related to a circle's diameter and circumference. And using your newfound knowledge, you will be able to calculate the circumference or diameter of a circle.

Isaac Newton's Formula for the Force of Gravity: Definition & Example

5. Isaac Newton's Formula for the Force of Gravity: Definition & Example

Watch this video lesson and you will see how you can calculate the force of attraction between two objects. Learn why our planets don't spin themselves out of orbit around the sun.

Euler's Identity: Definition & Example

6. Euler's Identity: Definition & Example

Watch this video lesson to learn about Euler's Identity and why it is considered a mathematical jewel. Find out about the person who came up with it and also see an example of it in use.

Fermat's Last Theorem: Definition & Example

7. Fermat's Last Theorem: Definition & Example

Considered a mathematical mystery for hundreds of years, watch this video lesson to learn what Fermat's Last Theorem tells us and why mathematicians struggled for years to prove it true.

Calculating Monthly Loan Payments

8. Calculating Monthly Loan Payments

Watch this video lesson and learn how you can calculate your monthly payment when you are thinking of purchasing a car. Okay, you can also use this formula whenever you are getting a loan!

The Absolute-Value Inequality: Definition & Example

9. The Absolute-Value Inequality: Definition & Example

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to solve absolute value inequalities. Learn how you can easily set up your problem to successfully solve your problem each and every time.

The Quadratic Formula: Definition & Example

10. The Quadratic Formula: Definition & Example

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can use the quadratic formula to solve certain types of problems. Learn what kinds of equations you can solve using this formula as well as how easy it is to use this formula.

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